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Jamboree Pageant set for June 24

Jun 24, 2017
11:00 a.m.
County Complex

The annual Miss Jamboree Pageant is set for Saturday, June 24 featuring categories from one day to twenty year olds.

The first pageant begins at 11 a.m. at the county complex. It is open to all Tennessee girls and baby/toddler boys.


Jamboree pageant entry 2017.pdf (180.85 KB)

Entries must be submitted by June 17. The fee is $25 per category plus an additional five dollars for optional categories you may choose to enter including “prettiest eyes”, “prettiest hair”, “prettiest attire”, and “most photogenic”. A “People’s Choice” winner will be named in each category determined by the most money raised in the contestant’s “People’s Choice” box.

Winners in the 11-13, 14-16, and 17-20 year old pageants are required to participate in the Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree & Crafts Festival to distribute trophies, flyers, etc.

The categories are:
Boys and Girls: one day to six months
Boys and Girls: seven to twelve months
Boys and Girls: thirteen to twenty four months
Boys and Girls: twenty five to forty eight months
Girls: 4 to 6 years
Girls: 7 to 10 years
Girls: 11 to 13 years
Girls: 14 to 16 years
Girls: 17 to 20 years

DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Camp

Jun 20, 2017 to Jun 22, 2017
8:00 a.m.

The DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Camp is set for June 20-22 from 8:00 a.m. until11:30 a.m. for boys and girls ages 5-14. Camp directors are DeKalb Coaches Lynus Martin, Danny Fish and Seth Willoughby. Camp counselors will be the Tiger and Lady Tiger players. The camp will have three age divisions: NBA: ages 5-7; ACC: ages 8-9; and SEC: ages 10-14. Campers may purchase drinks and snacks from the camp store, and each camper will receive a camp shirt. Contests will include Hot- Shot, Three-Point, Free Throw and Speed Dribble competitions, with one male and female winner from each age group.

"Build A Better World" Summer Reading Progam at Libraries

Jun 15, 2017

Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries Summer Reading Program will begin on June 1 through June 28. Children set their own reading goal and will receive a participation certificate and other goodies at the Final Party on June 28 at the County Complex Theater. This year's theme is "Build a Better World".

Justin Potter Library's Summer Reading Events: All events will be held at the library except the one on June 28.

Thursday, June 15 at 2 p.m.-"Build a Better World" crafts and activities

Thursday, June 22 at 2 p.m.-Healthy DeKalb crafts and activities

Wednesday, June 28 at 2 p.m.-Final party with Ron Anglin and his interactive comedy, juggling, music, and bubbles. Event at the DeKalb County Complex Theater.

For more information, call Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 or on Facebook.

Alexandria Library Summer Reading Programs:

Story times with activities on Wednesday, June 14, & 21 at 2 p.m.

For more information, call the Alexandria Library at 615-529-4124.

Tai Chi for Arthritis Classes

May 16, 2017
11:15 a.m.
Senior Center at the DeKalb County Complex

UT Extension Agent April Martin will be holding free Tai Chi for Arthritis classes for Senior Citizens at the Senior Center during the month of May and June. Tai Chi has been proven to be very effective for arthritis and fall prevention. The classes will be held from 11:15 – 12:15 each Tuesday: May 16, 23, and 30, as well as June 6, 13, and 27th. There is no charge for the six week class. The only requirement is that participants are Senior Citizens. The classes will be held in the Senior Center at the DeKalb County Complex.

Free High School Equivalency Classes

Sep 1, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016
County Complex

If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity.

Free High School Equivalency Classes are available days and evenings at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Doors.

Ongoing registration is Mondays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Please call the office to confirm your appointment. For questions or additional information call 1-855-516-0160

L.B.J. & C. Accepting Applications for Head Start

Mar 9, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
Smithville Head Start Center

L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.

For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.


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